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Roadside Attractions

Trying to outrunning a tornado, shipping alernatives, biking maps and sleep apnea are among the topics featured -- plus Channel 19 and Truck Gallery.

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Amsoil now on the marquee at Wisconsin dirt track

Synthetic oil manufacturer Amsoil, with a significant presence in the trucking industry, continues its support of dirt track racing in the Midwest as the new title sponsor of the Superior Speedway in its home city of Superior, Wis., at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds on the south end of the city. The sponsorship agreement includes naming rights to the facility, and the track formerly known as Superior Speedway will now, for a minimum of ...

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Revisiting a 12-month truck calendar

Readers still remember Overdrive's January 1980 12-month calendar of trucks, which ranged from modern to antique, American to European.

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Diamonds in your cab

My job allowed me as much as 12 hours a day to learn via audio materials.

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Driving Miss Crazy shoots straight

Just how Birmingham News "Driver's Side" traffic columnist Ginny MacDonald settled on the handle Driving Miss Crazy is something of a mystery. But like the friendship that evolved between the black chauffeur and the elderly Jewess in the film the handle plays on, the moniker smacks of a magnificent sense of humor. And that’s something all drivers can use, whether they’re in the front seat – or the back. MacDonald recently packed a post with insight ...

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These 14 sectors were hopping in May

Manufacturing slowed down last month, but it’s still growing.

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What a woman says and what she really means!

Dear Carolyn, My girlfriend is obviously mad at me. Every time I ask her what's wrong, she's says, "nothing." Why can't a woman just say what she means? When she say's "nothing," I say, "fine." Bruce Dear Bruce, How's that working out for ya? You can tell how mad a woman is by how fast she answers "nothing," to the annoying question, "what's the matter?" I can't fix this for you Brucie Baby. I suggest you figure out how ...

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Eight Tips for Finding Time to Exercise

Hints for getting over the hurdle and making exercise a part of your daily routine.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Why Winning Isn’t Everything

What motivates me is knowing that my life is much better now and can only get better if I keep it up.

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Age old question

Dear Carolyn, Are you still around? I remember reading you when you were Dear Betty. You must be super old by now! Pete Dear Pete, Put it this way: in dog years, I'm dead! (and you don't look so hot yourself!) I'm just say'n, Carolyn

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